Lionel Messi once again defended the importance that Cristiano Ronaldo had in Real Madrid and in the Spanish League. In an interview with Argentina's Fox Sports, the Barcelona star has left his rival in the fight for the Ball of Gold in the last 11 years.
"Cristiano made Real Madrid stronger.At the beginning of the season I said that they would miss him and they did not do it, but that's the reality. Cristiano was the key and obviously they were going to feel their absence. How does the League feel, that it wants to have the best, "explained the Argentinean ace, who prepares his participation in the Copa America.
The Argentine striker confessed that he does not have a close relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo.
"We did not know each other very well, we only met in the games and in prize-giving, but there was a good wave, and this rivalry worked well for both of us," he said.